From Margin to Center: Sex Work Decriminalization is A justice that is racial problem

From Margin to Center: Sex Work Decriminalization is A justice that is racial problem

By Jasmine Sankofa, AIUSA Sexual and Reproductive Rights Advocate

Sex work is criminalized through the usa, typically as misdemeanor offenses. Just like the real means the Unites States treats and criminalizes medication usage, the policing of intercourse work exacerbates stigma, compromises usage of resources, warrants physical physical violence, and it is steeped in racial disparities. Ladies of color, particularly Black cisgender and transgender ladies, girls, and femmes, are especially susceptible. Because intercourse work and intercourse trafficking are conflated, interventions are centered on abolishing the sex industry as opposed to eliminating structural problems that drive exploitation.

From profiling to remove queries, from discarded condoms1 to forcible and extorted sex—law enforcement is really a perpetrator that is frequent of against intercourse employees. 继续阅读From Margin to Center: Sex Work Decriminalization is A justice that is racial problem